The leather of Python: use and characteristics, examples of straps watches, complete color chart ABP...
Strap in python on Cartier Divan watch.
Python: the mountain leather, affordable, solid, anyway, a good compromise for the collector who wishes an original and cheap strap. The python, according to the tanning type, matt or shiny, will fit to men’s or women’s watches in almost all the styles: vintage, adventurer, high-tech, masculine, feminine...
Watchstrap in python.
Solid or multicolored dyes (affixed on the natural pigmentation), gives them a unique look. Affordable in price, and contrary to all expectations rather strong, the python is a good compromise for the collector who wishes an original and cheap strap.
Python watchband on a Rolex Milgauss watch.
Technically, there’s no problem either. The suppleness and the thinness of the python leather enable its adaptability to all watches, even those with a very technical ties system. That about the visible fragility of the python leather? Because of its partially unstuck scales, python leather gives an image of visible fragility. It’s not the case, trust me! Scales are firmly fixed in the dermis and I have never seen a scale tearing away from the skin.
Bracelet en python sur montre Panerai.
Is the python expensive? No. Not not at all. Indeed, a strap in python will cost your more than a strap made in calf, but even so, it is one of the least expensive luxury leathers. Besides, it is inimitable in printed matter. General knowledge: there is no python farming, or any other snake species moreover. All python skins used in the leather industry are wild animals.